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Latest News Wires Sub abandons search for black boxes when ocean proves too deep

Six hours into a planned 16-hour search along the sea bed for wreckage from Flight MH370 using a robotic submarine, crews hauled the Bluefin 21 back to the surface of the Indian Ocean. The sub will resume its search on Tuesday.

By Margie MasonAssociated Press / April 14, 2014

Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Peter D. Blair/US Navy/Reuters

The search area for the missing Malaysian jet has proved too deep for a robotic submarine which was hauled back to the surface of the Indian Ocean less than half way through its first seabed hunt for wreckage and the all-important black boxes, authorities said on Tuesday.